The new CBI Director Rishi Kumar Shukla has a reputation of being an upright, rule-abiding and, thus, unyielding police officer. He is generally averse to political or any other kind of pressure in his work. He is thought to be publicity shy, media shunning and yet polite and soft spoken,[Read More…]
We the People of Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic Republic of India: Hind Desh ke niwasi sabhi jan ek hai?
Today is an important day for India. For it was on this day, eighty-nine years ago, that people of India took the pledge of poorna swaraj. When freedom came, this day became our Republic Day. It was today that the constitution of India was adopted marking a continuity between the[Read More…]
Much awaited Priyanka Gandhi’s entry into active politics raised the ardour of the main opposition party Congress and its cadre. All the channels and social media platforms couldn’t stop their enthusiasm either and covered one of the most important political developments of the country keenly. The public in Amethi and[Read More…]
There couldn’t have been any better bet than Priyanka Gandhi to put a shot in the arm of Congress before the upcoming national elections. Indeed, the entry of the 47-year-old sister of Congress president Rahul Gandhi was the only certainty amid the myriad uncertainties dogging the politics of the country[Read More…]
Ever since the Congress dealt a fast one on BJP by extending support to HD Kumaraswamy with his 38 JD (S) MLAs to form the government, the BJP could never stomach it.
Why reservations based on economic status would not be an alternative to the caste-based reservation?
Yogi Aditya Nath-led BJP government recently issued an order, asking district authorities to transfer stray cattle to Gau Shalas (cow shelters). The directive has come in view of farmers’ anger, especially, their complaints about stray cattle destroying their crops. Now, even a cow welfare cess is being levied on citizens.[Read More…]
Job reservations like the proverbial cat are finally out of the bag. And indications are that the step is going to be flaunted as a virtual magic wand through the months to come to sway the electorate once again in the name of Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas. The reason for[Read More…]
The best defence is often said to be a good offence. Perhaps it is this dictum that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has finally pulled out and relied upon while giving an unusually long interview to a news agency on the first day of the New Year where among other things[Read More…]
Technology makes Karnataka’s Farm Loan Waiver the Most Transparent in India and PM Modi doesn’t seem to like that!
BJP’s defeat in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh has largely been attributed to failure of the Modi Government to address rural distress, and Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s effective communication of the poll promises, aimed towards alleviating farmer problems. With farmer issues taking center stage as the general election approach, the[Read More…]